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Astec, Inc.

Pellet Plant Service Technician

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Posted On: Tuesday, 21st March 2017
Department: Service
Location: 4101 Jerome Ave.
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37407
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 2 Year Degree

Job Description:

  • Knowledge of electrical circuits and industrial network communications.
  • Knowledge of and skills to read mechanical, electrical and electronics blueprints and designs.
  • Knowledge of circuitry, pneumatic, hydraulic and other power transmission equipment.
  • Knowledge of heat transfer, drying principals, emissions and safety regulations related to biomass equipment.
  • Knowledge of combustion principles, burner trouble shooting techniques, burner adjustment on wood/ gas/oil/propane burners.
  • Knowledge of combustion analyzing equipment, and proper procedures to meet or exceed state and/or federal air quality standards.
  • Basic working knowledge of manufacturing equipment related to the biomass industry.
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively, nationally and internationally. On a moment’s notice for extended periods of time. This job will include some shift work.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve issues in the most positive fashion for all parties concerned.
  • Strong analytical skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in construction equipment, manufacturing or related fields.
  • Prefer 3-5years experience in pellet industry or similar industry.
  • Experience in working alone, in small groups, large groups and being comfortable with independence on the job.
  • Minimum high school degree and prefer minimum 2 years in post high school education such as trade or vocational school. Prefer electrical related associate degree.

Company Profile

Astec, Inc., a member of the Astec Industries, Inc. family of companies, is the world leader in both hot and warm mix asphalt equipment technology, support, and training. Astec, Inc. is the only manufacturer in the world to offer a complete line of portable, relocatable, and stationary asphalt plant equipment as well as soil remediation equipment and wood pellet plants. Astec, Inc. produces equipment under the Astec and Dillman brands.

Our core values are:

  • Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customers;
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of business;
  • Respect for all individuals;
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and focus through decentralization; and
  • Profit, growth and safety as means to ensure the success of the company.

Our company's core purpose is to improve the quality of life for people all over the world by building equipment to improve the world’s infrastructure.

We invite you to learn more about Astec, Inc. and what we have to offer to prospective associates.

Astec, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Benefits

Astec, Inc. offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package as part of its commitment to associates. Benefit highlights include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan (including company match)
  • Opportunities for advancement through job posting
  • Paid Days Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Payroll Direct Deposit Option
  • TN Valley Credit Union Membership Option
  • Active company safety program
  • Friendly work environment

Please Note: Resumes and applications are not accepted online unless an open position is listed.